CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1186351
Date first listed:
12-Dec-1953
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Forest of Dean (District Authority)
Parish:
Staunton Coleford
National Grid Reference:
SO 55069 12613

Details

SO 51 SE STAUNTON COLEFORD STAUNTON

4/131 Church of All Saints 12.12.53 I

Parish Church. Early C12, with alterations and additions through the Medieval period, and some C19 restoration. Roughcast with stone dressings, rubble stone porch, tower and west wall. Stone slate roof with coped gables and cross finials. Crossing tower, gabled south porch with sundial, single bay chancel, nave, north and south aisles (north one truncated at west end). 2 stage tower with corbel table between. Recessed round arches on south and west faces on first stage, clock face on south face above. Embattled parapet with corner pinnacles and gargoyles. Blind arches on east chancel wall, below level of window, and 3 blind arches in north west corner of nave, 2 to the west being round. Mainly Perpendicular tracery with aisle windows of 3-light trefoils with ogee heads. Interior: Scissor beam nave roof, 5-bay arcade on south side with moulded pointed Early English arches on cylindrical piers, some with carved capitals. Base of tower C12, heightened in C15. Stone pulpit on north west pier of tower with spiral stone rood staircase inside leading to very narrow door in pier above. Chancel added in C15, has several C17 floor tombstones. Victorian pews, many with brass candlesticks. Fonts: Norman font under south crossing arch, possibly originally a Roman altar, and C15 font in south west corner. Churchyard contains grave of David Mushet, the metallurgist of Coleford, whose experiments revolutionised the steel industry. (David Verey, Buildings of England, Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1980).

Listing NGR: SO5506812616

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
353820
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Verey, D, The Buildings of England: The Vale and the Forest of Dean, (1980)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 09 Nov 2006
Reference: IOE01/16188/20
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